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6-SHOVEL FRONT MOUNTED CULTIVATOR

ARTICLE 5644

PACKING LIST

The front mounted cultivator is shipped complete in a carton.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ASSEMBLING

1. Mount wheels to standards (1) and clamp to push bar (2) as shown.

2. Bolt cultivator shovels to tool holders as illustrated at (3).

3. Attach tool standards to right and left gang tool holders with shank clamps as shown at (4).

4. Clamp right and left gang tool holders to push bar as shown at (5) and (5).

5. Attach cultivator to tractor with Quick-Hitch. (See special Quick-Hitch instructions on page 3.)


ADJUSTMENTS

Adjustments for depth are obtained by raising or lowering the tool and wheel standards. Each shovel can be adjusted individually for pitch. Loosen nut on bolt (6), adjust, and retighten nut.

LUBRICATION

Grease wheel bearings frequently.

6-INCH WEEDING HOES

Assemble as shown. With cultivator attached to tractor and on a level surface, loosen bolts (1) and set knife edges level with surface. The 6-inch weeding hoes are recommended for weeding, mulching, and shallow cultivation. They break up crust without throwing dirt. The high shields protect small plants and permit very close cultivation. Attach to the gang tool holder as shown.

6-INCH WEEDING HOES

Assemble as shown. With cultivator attached to tractor and on a level surface, loosen bolts (1) and set knife edges level with surface.  The 6-inch weeding hoes are recommended for weeding, mulching, and shallow cultivation.  They break up crust without throwing dirt. The high shields protect small plants and permit very close cultivation.  Attach to the gang tool holder as shown.

12-INCH WEEDING KNIVES

Assemble knives to standards as shown. Bolts (1) provide adjustment to level cutting edge. The high shields protect leaves and plants, and the knives are shaped to work close to the row at the surface while curving away from the roots underneath. The wide angle cutting edge clears trash more readily than most surface tools.

 

8-INCH FURROW OPENER

Attach standard (2) to cultivator frame as shown with pins (1). Furrow opener may be adjusted for pitch by loosening the two bolts in the tool holder assembly and adjusting pitch of furrow opener as desired:

6-INCH HILLING BLADES

Attach blades to standards as shown. Loosen bolts (1) to adjust blades to desired pitch. These blades are recommended for closing furrows and light hilling operations.

[Source: Owner's Manual and Parts List, Simplicity Garden Tractors and Implements, date unknown, courtesy of Mark Waite & Joel Wicker]

 

 

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